His lawyers are expected to launch a last-ditch challenge if Home Secretary Theresa May allows his removal to the United States to go ahead. McKinnon, who has Apspergers syndrome, is accused of hacking into Pentagon computers. His mother, Janis Sharp, says he's suffered mental torture.
The Home Secretary has decided to block a request to extradite computer hacker Gary McKinnon to the US on the grounds of his human rights.
Computer hacker Gary McKinnon is due to find out whether the Home Secretary will end his 10-year battle against extradition to the US.